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Mussina Baseball Card

April 14, 2015

Mike Mussina picked up his third win in the team's eighth game of the season on this day in Orioles history, April 14, 1994. Mussina went 7.2 innings, allowed four hits and one run, struck out seven, and walked two in a 3-1 O's road victory versus the Detroit Tigers. 

Cal Ripken, Jr.

April 13, 2015

Cal Ripken Jr. slugged two home runs off Texas Rangers reliever Brad Arnsberg to lead the Orioles to an 11-4 victory at Arlington Stadium on this day in Orioles history, April 13, 1991. The Iron Man also tripled, scored three runs, and tallied seven RBI as part of a 4-for-5 day at the dish. 

Doug Drabek Card

April 10, 2015

The Orioles' early season seven-game win streak ended on this day in Orioles history, April 10, 1998.

Eddie Murray's Baseball Card

April 8, 2015

Thirty years ago, the Orioles opened their 1985 campaign with a 4-2 win over the Texas Rangers at Memorial Stadium. The game, played in a swift two hours and 35 minutes, featured an eighth-inning two-run homer by Steady Eddie Murray after the Rangers had tied it in the top of the frame with an RBI single off Don Aase by Pete O'Brien. Murray's homer followed a lead-off walk by Cal Ripken Jr., who gave his OBP numbers a season-opening boost with three walks in four plate appearances.

Bud Norris (

April 2, 2015

Spring Training is winding down. Here's a collection of photos of some Orioles pitchers. Thanks, as always, to Norm Schimmel for sharing his photo talents with Roar From 34.  



















Schoop and Company (Sarasota 2015)

March 25, 2015

The old postcard phrase "Wish You Were Here" came to mind as I reviewed the latest round of Spring Training photos from Friend of the Blog Norm Schimmel. If this blog entry were my response, it would read, "I Do, Too."